Hump Goes For Career High, But Nets Can't Hold Onto Lead Against Bucks

Mar 12, 2012; Newark, NJ, USA; Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings (3) drives to the basket against New Jersey Nets power forward Kris Humphries (43) during the first half at the Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-US PRESSWIRE

In a game between two injury-depleted rosters looking to get closer to a playoff spot, the Bucks outlasted the Nets 105-99 at the Prudential Center on Monday. The Nets got a career night from Kris Humphries, but gave up 58 points in the second half to fall to 4-15 at home this season.

Humphries led the Nets to a hot start, and they led by as many as 12 in the second quarter. The were up nine late in the third, but the Bucks ended the period on a 9-0 run. Milwaukee took the lead early in the fourth and never looked back.

Both teams shot well from the field, but the Nets were just 4-for-17 from 3-point range. Humphries scored a career-high 31 points and grabbed 18 rebounds.

Jordan Farmar and Anthony Morrow added 17 points apiece, with Farmar adding seven assists.Gerald Green started fast, but had only two points in the second half, finishing with 11. Brandon Jennings led all scorers with 34 points. Mikhail Prokhorov's No. 2, Dmitry Razumov, took in the game with his family.

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